Terms and conditions for residents visitor parking permits

This authority has a duty to protect the public funds it administers and may use the information collected in the permit application process to assist in the prevention and detection of fraud. For this purpose, the information may be used within the authority and be shared with law enforcement agencies and other bodies administering public funds.

  1. The applicant's usual place of abode and primary residence must be at the address given in the application.
  2. Visitor permits are only issued for use on passenger vehicles, which must not be constructed to carry more than 8 passengers (excluding the driver), goods vehicles (not exceeding 5 tonnes maximum gross weight) or motorcycles, none of which may be attached to trailers.
  3. Visitor permits are only valid for use on-street, in parking places or areas marked for the use of permit holders, so long as they have not been suspended. They are not valid in any off-street car parks.
  4. A virtual visitor permit session must either be validated for use immediately upon a vehicle being parked in a location, or at or before the time at which controls start.
  5. There is a limit of 150 daily visitor permits and 250 2-hour visitor permits per household per year. The year is calculated from the date of the first issue.
  6. Holders of a resident permit are automatically approved for the purchase of visitor vouchers.
  7. Applicants must provide all required documents and failure to do this may result in their application being rejected.
  8. From time to time the council may request further documentation. The applicant must provide this promptly, and failure to do so may result in any issued permits being cancelled.
  9. The issuing of visitor permit does not guarantee a space in the applicant's road or in the catchment area of the scheme for which the permit is issued.
  10. If a payment for a visitor permit is withdrawn or declined, the permit will be cancelled.
  11. Visitor permits are issued entirely at the council's discretion and may be cancelled or suspended from use if the council sees fit to do so.
  12. Payments for visitor permits are not refundable under any circumstances.

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